Various file-sync-and-share providers have made headlines for their inadvertent data leaks.
In Europe, the number of cloud services in use by the average company increased 23 percent, rising from 588 in Q1 to 724 in Q3.
China-based Internet users are in danger of getting their iCloud and Windows Live accounts hijacked and all the information in them slurped up by the Chinese authorities, web censorship watchdog Great Fire reported on Monday.
Dropbox has denied that they have been hacked, and that the login credentials leaked by a unknown individual on Pastebin are those of Dropbox users.
Popular file cloud hosting service Dropbox has been sending out emails to a "small number" of its customers, explaining that some of their files have been irretrievably lost because of a bug in its Selective Sync feature.